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10 Tips for Staying Focused at Work When You’re Distracted

These tips for staying focused at work are especially helpful if you’re distracted by problems at home. Not only do you owe it to your job and fellow employees to leave your problems at home, staying focused at work can give you a healthy “time out.” Sharpening your work focus may be just the distraction you need – and that’s what these tips are all about.

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7 Ways to Start Preparing for College Today

College prep isn’t just about choosing classes and paying tuition. These tips on how to prepare for college will help you go back to school with confidence, security, and ease. I included information about financial loans, textbooks, courses, clubs, living accommodations, and ways to stay healthy at college.


6 Ways to Cope With Being a Foster Kid

If you’re a foster kid – or even a foster parent – my tips for dealing with feelings of helplessness, shame, and loneliness will help you cope. It’s hard to be in foster care, even when your foster homes are supportive, your foster parents kind, and the system good to you.

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Comforting Ways to Cope With Loneliness When You Feel Old

Comforting Ways to Cope With Loneliness When You Feel Old

I’ll tell you a secret: you’ll find more wisdom for coping with being alone in the comments below than in this whole article! When you feel old and lonely, you need like-minded folks for comfort and support. My tips on how to cope with being alone in old age are good (if I do say […]


Making a Career Change at 40? 10 Things You Need to Know

These cautions and tips for changing your job when you’re over forty will help you decide what step to take first. Making a career-changing decision at 40 is easier with these practical, inspirational Blossom Tips. When you’re changing your career at 40 or any age, you must believe that you WILL land on your feet! Hold on […]

Making a Career Change at 40

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10 Things You Need to Know About Moving to Africa

Yes, you should move to Africa! I lived in Nairobi, Kenya for 3 years – and I don’t regret a minute of it. Here are 7 mistakes to avoid when you’re moving to Africa, 3 tips from expats living overseas, and a list of things to take to the African continent. Moving to Africa was […]


7 Tips for Finding a Mentor to Help You Succeed at Work

You’ll find business success faster and more interesting if you learn how to find a mentor at work. Scaling upwards is easier when you have a hand up – and when you help your mentor succeed at work, too. These tips for finding and starting a mentoring relationship will help you achieve your life and […]

How to Find a Business Mentor to Help You Succeed at Work

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How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Into Grad School

Most Master and PhD programs are competitive and difficult to get into. Here’s how to improve your chances of getting accepted into the graduate school of your choice. These tips for applying for graduate level studies are from my own experience – they’ll help you complete your application and get accepted into the grad program you […]